This is a 22-25% exempt position, Monday-Thursday. The school has some flexibility to schedule classes based on applicant’s availability. Salary is paid semi-monthly based on an hourly rate of $29-$40/hour, commensurate with experience.
4 Year Degree
7th Grade Science Teacher
Contra Costa Jewish Day School is a K-8 independent school with approximately 170 students, accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. We are seeking a part-time 7th Grade Science teacher. The position is available immediately.
CCJDS offers small class sizes, a supportive environment, true dedication to professional growth, and an innovative approach to learning. In addition to curriculum planning and whole-group/small group instruction, our teachers are expected to differentiate the curriculum and accommodate students with specific learning needs/strengths. Productive and frequent connections with parents - including monthly parent newsletters, emails, phone calls, and mid and end of semester report cards - and collaboration with colleagues are also important expectations. We seek candidates who want to engage in school life and culture. Our priority is hiring the best candidate regardless of religious or other background.
Middle School Science Teaching Responsibilities
Implement our established 7th grade science curriculum with a focus on inquiry, labs and project-based work. The primary focus of the 7th grade science curriculum is life science.
Use a variety of curriculum materials, including the Full Option Science System (FOSS)
Provide students with timely feedback on written assignments, including formative and summative assessments, science notebooks, and projects
Write student narratives for progress reports and report cards
Communicate with parents about student progress
The Contra Costa Jewish Day School welcomes qualified applicants with a variety of talents, interests, backgrounds and perspectives. CCJDS does not discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or physical disability in the admission of students or the employment of staff, nor does it tolerate sexual harassment.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Assistant Principal of Middle School
To learn more about CCJDS go to www.ccjds.org
BA degree or higher with a science focus
Experience teaching science at the middle or high school level
Experience working with middle school students in some capacity (teaching, tutoring, coaching, etc).
Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
Success collaborating with others in a team setting and embracing a culture of ongoing professional growth
Excellent written and oral communication skills
We encourage all interested applicants to apply and will consider alternative qualifications.